The 20 best music recording apps on Android, iPhone

Do you love creating music on your phone? Whether you're a seasoned musician or just starting out, there are plenty of great music recording apps available for Android and iPhone. In this article, we'll introduce you to the 20 best music recording apps, including Samsung Voice Recorder, Shazam, and StarMaker.

App Logo Available On Reviews Downloads Features
1. Samsung Voice Recorder Samsung Voice Recorder Icon Android, iOS 4.3/5 2B+ Speech to text, Interview mode, High quality sound
2. Shazam Shazam Icon Android, iOS 4.8/5 726M+ Instant song identification, Time-synced lyrics, Concert listings
3. StarMaker StarMaker Icon Android, iOS 4.5/5 458M+ Sing karaoke songs, Duet with top artists, Edit recordings with filters
4. Smule Smule Icon Android, iOS 4.2/5 351M+ Sing karaoke with millions of songs, Collaborate with other singers
5. BandLab BandLab Icon Android, iOS 4.7/5 82M+ Multi-track recording, Built-in effects, Royalty-free samples
6. Easy Voice Recorder Easy Voice Recorder Icon Android, iOS 4.8/5 79M+ Unlimited recording time, Playback speed control, Compressed format option
7. Voloco Voloco Icon Android, iOS 4.7/5 41M+ Automatic pitch correction, Background noise removal
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1. Samsung Voice Recorder

Samsung Voice Recorder Icon

Speech to text, Interview mode, High quality sound


Cost: Samsung Voice Recorder (Free), Samsung Voice Recorder Pro ($0.99)

Samsung Voice Recorder is a pre-installed app designed for capturing and organizing voice recordings on Samsung Galaxy devices. It offers a simple and user-friendly interface, making it easy to record, playback, edit, and share audio files. The app features noise reduction capabilities, allowing users to minimize background noise and enhance the clarity of their recordings. Additionally, it supports various file formats and provides options for customizing recording quality. Whether you need to capture lectures, interviews, or personal notes, Samsung Voice Recorder is a convenient and reliable tool.

Download:

Samsung Voice Recorder - Speech to text, Interview mode, High quality sound
  • Tags:
  • High-quality audio
  • Speech to Text
  • Dual Microphone

Application information:

Downloads 2,251,460,897
Features Record and playback audio, adjust recording quality, skip silent parts, add bookmarks, share recordings, and more.
Pros Easy to use, feature-rich, and produces high-quality recordings.
Cons Some features may require a Samsung account, and the app may not be available on all devices.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Danalynn Stewart: “Absolutely LOVE this Samsung Voice Recorder app! It has so many great features you can use, as well as different options for recording in different situations. I love that I can record something, pause it, go back a little, and rerecord if I've made a mistake. Also after saving it, I'm still able to edit the recording if I need to redo something. This has been working so well for my current project! Very happy with it! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!” – 5/5 in Play Store

Julie Grant: “This is my favorite app for dictation. The sound quality is good, and the convert-to-text feature is better than other dictation software I've used. With the new update, the summary option, quick transcription, ability to create a Samsung note with both the transcription and recording are great. HOWEVER, you took away the ability to simply copy the text! PLEASE bring it back and take away the new extra steps needed to do what worked for years. That will bring back the fifth star.” – 4/5 in Play Store

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2. Shazam

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Instant song identification, Time-synced lyrics, Concert listings


Cost: Shazam (Free), Shazam Premium ($4.99/month)

Shazam is a music identification app that uses a device's microphone to listen to a snippet of music and then compares it to a database of songs to identify the track. It can also provide information about the artist, album, and lyrics. Shazam is available for free on iOS and Android devices, and it has been downloaded over 1 billion times worldwide. The app has been praised for its accuracy and speed, and it has become an essential tool for music lovers.

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Shazam - Instant song identification, Time-synced lyrics, Concert listings
  • Tags:
  • Instant song identification
  • Saved song history
  • Time-synced lyrics

Application information:

Downloads 725,593,033
Features Instantly identify songs, get lyrics, watch music videos, & explore playlists with the Shazam app!
Pros Easily discover new music, connect with artists, and enjoy personalized recommendations.
Cons Occasional connectivity issues, limited offline functionality, and potential for excessive data usage.

Comments and Reviews from users:

MurderChickenXL: “Really needs an option to report mistakes etc. Sometimes when you click on the name of the song it doesn't show that info but rather a link to where you can play it. some songs will have a featured by tag at the end and they get very long sometimes. but it's 99% accurate in my case. I suggested that they give us the ability to input song names and artists so that this app can search for songs that it could not identify. I hope that they do this.” – 4/5 in Play Store

Jonathan Kirby (jONATHANpORTLAND): “I can still remember the first time I used Shazam when it very first came out, feels like 20 years ago... I was excited then skeptical then amazed by it's accuracy. Actually, I was BLOWN-AWAY!! Now, after not using it for a decade, I reinstalled it a couple of weeks ago. Once again I am absolutely BLOWN-AWAY!! But how do you improve perfection? Add one click list or share, add lyrics, save to anywhere & unlike 99% of internet & app O.G.s: no degradation🥳 + it's STILL FREE🤑!!!🤯 THNX SHAZAM!” – 5/5 in Play Store

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3. StarMaker

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Sing karaoke songs, Duet with top artists, Edit recordings with filters


Cost: Free, VIP (9.99)

StarMaker is a popular mobile karaoke app that allows users to sing along to their favorite songs with real-time lyrics and audio effects. It boasts a vast music library with millions of karaoke tracks, catering to a wide range of genres and languages. StarMaker also encourages user interaction, enabling singers to duet with others, participate in singing competitions, and share their performances on social media. With its user-friendly interface and comprehensive features, StarMaker has become a go-to platform for aspiring singers, music enthusiasts, and anyone looking to unleash their inner pop star.

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StarMaker - Sing karaoke songs, Duet with top artists, Edit recordings with filters
  • Tags:
  • Karaoke with Millions of Songs
  • Sing with Top Artists and Friends
  • Professional Audio and Video Editing

Application information:

Downloads 457,757,386
Features Sing karaoke songs with lyrics and audio editor, listen to covers and download music.
Pros Massive song library, user-friendly interface, social features.
Cons Limited free features, in-app purchases can be expensive, occasional audio glitches.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Alan Dingeman: “Haven't really understood the concept, in it's entirety, but it is pretty cool, in the capabilities that I do comprehend, like the duet features and overall audio. I do wish for the songs "coming soon", and guidelines for beginners. Now, in 2023, a revision to the latter, must be made. My efforts, not outstanding, have been made to better understand the additional features in this app. Honestly, I still don't get it. But I have currently over 600 songs in my library, so....10 stars?” – 5/5 in Play Store

Raine: “Ok so I love this app, truly. Getting to sing my favorite songs, edit them a bit, and post them to a supportive community is great! Slight problem though, posting duets, I try to post duets for people to join or to just add backing vocals to it myself but it wont let me, staying 'you can publish this duet only if the whole song is finished.' When the song is finished. I can't even save it to drafts, it only gives me the option to restart which is terrible. Please fix this!” – 4/5 in Play Store

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4. Smule

Smule Icon

Sing karaoke with millions of songs, Collaborate with other singers


Cost: Smule VIP ($2.99/month), Smule Premium ($9.99/month)

Smule is a popular music recording app that allows users to sing and record songs solo or in duets, add effects, and share their performances with others. It features a vast library of songs from various genres, and users can collaborate with singers from all over the world. Smule also offers vocal training exercises and feedback to help users improve their singing skills. With its user-friendly interface and engaging community, Smule is a great choice for aspiring singers and music enthusiasts alike.

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Smule - Sing karaoke with millions of songs, Collaborate with other singers
  • Tags:
  • Sing Karaoke with Friends
  • Record and Share Performances
  • Duet with Popular Artists

Application information:

Downloads 351,142,267
Features Practice singing solo or with others, record and edit songs, add effects and filters, collaborate with other users, share your music with the community, and earn rewards.
Pros Great for singers of all levels, easy to use, fun and engaging community.
Cons Can be addictive, some features require a subscription, not all songs are available.

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “I was excited for this app, but after spending some time and money on the Smule app I find the user experience frustrating to say the least. The app is clunky and freezes on multiple occasions. Making the user experience sub par. Which needs to be fixed promptly. I'm also not very keen on how much echo I hear in the headphones while singing, but that's not a big deal. The biggest deal is being able to actually use the app flawlessly every time. Until the bugs are fixed, don't waste your money.” – 2/5 in Play Store

Mister Rhee: “The people make it fun. I hate the weekly charge, and it's far too expensive. There also needs to be ability to edit a song by clipping the beginning or end if you mess up singing. There also needs to be goals like achievements. And being told "I sounded awesome" on every song regardless of my points isn't helpful to aid in improving my performance. Perhaps unlockable features like an animated avatar that performs the song sung, or earnable props for the stage the avatar sung on, plus lighting.” – 2/5 in Play Store

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5. BandLab

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Multi-track recording, Built-in effects, Royalty-free samples


Cost: BandLab Free (Free), BandLab Pro ($9.99/month)

BandLab is a free, all-in-one music creation app that allows you to make music, collaborate with others, and share your creations with the world. With BandLab, you can record, edit, and mix your own songs, as well as collaborate with other musicians in real time. You can also discover new music, connect with other musicians, and get feedback on your work. BandLab is the perfect app for anyone who loves making music, regardless of their skill level.

Download:

BandLab - Multi-track recording, Built-in effects, Royalty-free samples
  • Tags:
  • Multi-track Recording
  • Built-in Effects
  • Royalty-free Loops

Application information:

Downloads 82,193,328
Features BandLab offers a wide range of features for creating music, including a multi-track recording interface, a library of loops and samples, and a variety of effects and instruments.
Pros It is easy to use, has a wide range of features, and is available on both desktop and mobile devices.
Cons The free version of BandLab has some limitations, such as a limit on the number of tracks that can be recorded and the inability to export songs in certain formats.

Comments and Reviews from users:

1ONsNINJA11 Anims: “Been using this app for about 3 years. Still haven't found any apps better than this. But since the new update fading doesn't work. Just a minor inconvenience. But could you please fix this problem? Thanks. Still the best app for mobile music production. 😁 UPDATE - It seems every time I use an guitar electric amp effect it ups the octave by one it even affects every other project I've made. Please fix this. Other than that, still the best mobile music making app! 😊” – 4/5 in Play Store

Ayden Ramsey: “I absolutely love this app, use it for all of my beats, however. The most important part of music to me is the lyrics. I personally use a Pixel 8 Pro, yet the corners are cropped terribly everytime I go to use the studio. I have to tap the spacebar 6 times just to see what I am writing. I also use the next row after every line making it incredibly frustrating just trying to write one bar. Now I can't scroll too far on any music instruments, song samples, or even my tracks to adjust audio.” – 2/5 in Play Store

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6. Easy Voice Recorder

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Unlimited recording time, Playback speed control, Compressed format option


Cost: Free, Premium (30)

Easy Voice Recorder is a user-friendly audio recording app for Android and iOS devices. With its simple interface and powerful features, it's perfect for capturing lectures, meetings, interviews, and personal notes. Record in high quality, trim and edit your recordings, and share them easily with others. Whether you're a student, journalist, or musician, Easy Voice Recorder is the ultimate tool for capturing and managing your audio recordings.

Download:

Easy Voice Recorder - Unlimited recording time, Playback speed control, Compressed format option
  • Tags:
  • Unlimited recording
  • High-quality audio
  • Playback speed control

Application information:

Downloads 78,792,492
Features Record, playback, trim, merge, adjust playback speed, skip silence, noise reduction, save/open from the cloud and more.
Pros Simple interface, rich features, good sound quality.
Cons Some advanced features are only available in the Pro version, occasional glitches reported.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Crystal Morton: “This app is so easy to use. I am very soft spoken and it picks up my voice like I am speaking into the speaker even when I have my phone laying on the table. I love that I don't have to leave my phone open to have it record. I can lock my phone and it still records everything. Having the option to send and record to multiple places and rename the recording immediately is great as well.” – 5/5 in Play Store

Julie Falen: “This used to be wonderful and I used it for lots of things for 2 years. Now it records but days it can't okay anything I recorded. No other app can play. They ask comes out as wav files instead of the MP3 I updated to when original couldn't play . Wav. Also I had dawned at least 10 card reading sessions, and they all disappeared. There's I saved in Dropbox instead of the phone can't be played now either. Something got really messed up. It won't even let me uninstall now either!” – 2/5 in Play Store

7. Voloco

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Automatic pitch correction, Background noise removal


Cost: Voloco: Auto Voice Tune & Beat Maker (Free), Voloco Pro: Vocal Effects, Auto Tune & Harmony ($3.99)

Voloco is a mobile music recording app that allows users to easily record, edit, and mix their own songs. It features a variety of professional-quality effects, including auto-tune, reverb, and delay, which can be used to create polished-sounding recordings. Voloco also includes a built-in beat maker and a library of royalty-free loops and samples, making it easy to create complete songs on the go. The app is free to download and use, and it offers a premium subscription that unlocks additional features, such as unlimited recording time and access to exclusive presets. Whether you're a seasoned musician or a complete beginner, Voloco is a great way to create high-quality music on your mobile device.

Download:

Voloco - Automatic pitch correction, Background noise removal
  • Tags:
  • Real-time pitch correction
  • Professional vocal effects
  • Free beats and backing tracks

Application information:

Downloads 40,606,844
Features Voloco turns your raw vocals into polished, professional-sounding performances.
Pros Easy to use, sounds great, many features
Cons Can be glitchy, sometimes crashes, not all features are free

Comments and Reviews from users:

Cantrell Batman: “The app's great bro logo now you're ready for the game changer. One thing that you need to do allow mix and render vocals. can't record more than 3 tracks before. It start skipping and but when the vocals mix together, and just continue No matter how much space is on the phone or how brand new the phone is. You can keep up with the processing of multiple vocal Tracks And when are you gonna allow us to click collaborate?and make with other artist” – 5/5 in Play Store

Joker: “I'm sorry but this app is trash you just sound robotic no matter how you put the settings you still sound like everybody else on these tracks. Like literally if you go listen to the songs everybody sounds exactly the same. And majority of the beats are Mumble rap mainstream sounding no soul having rhythm beats. And when if you do actually find a beat that you like and you try to download it to use it it just never downloads and then you have to close the app because app freezes every time” – 2/5 in Play Store

8. Smart Voice Recorder

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High-quality recording, Long-time recording, Skip silence on-the-fly

Smart Voice Recorder is a simple and easy-to-use audio recording app for your mobile phone. It boasts high-quality audio recording and a user-friendly interface. With Smart Voice Recorder, you can effortlessly capture lectures, meetings, interviews, and any other important audio content. Its intuitive design allows for quick and easy operation, making it perfect for both personal and professional use. The app also features a handy silence skipper that automatically removes silent portions of your recordings, saving you time and storage space.

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Smart Voice Recorder - High-quality recording, Long-time recording, Skip silence on-the-fly
  • Tags:
  • High-quality recording
  • Long-time recording
  • Clean and simple UI

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

Kurt Smock: “Been using it for years and it does the trick. Optimal solution for me. Local recording (ie private), free and also simple and effective for note taking and even meeting audio capture (don't expect high quality sound from your phones microphone, but maybe you'll get lucky) Secret audio recordings.. huh? Yea? I'll be honest I've used it for that. Hit record, put in pocket or on the table, and save the conversation. It wasn't for nefarious purposes, come on now. Thanks to those who made this app!” – 5/5 in Play Store

nick logabu: “To whom it may concern: 1) Unlike a lot of the other voice recording apps, this one will use your earbuds speakers for the recording. A lot of other voice recording apps would only use my phones microphone, and there was no way to change it to my earbud. This app naturally uses my earbuds microphone, and I love it. 2) This app will record while you use other apps like Spotify, for example, so if you wanted to say sing along to a song and check how terrible/great your own singing is, you can.” – 5/5 in Play Store

9. Music Maker JAM

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300+ Mix Packs, 500,000+ loops, Easy-to-use interface


Cost: Music Maker JAM - Free, Music Maker JAM - VIP (4.99)

Music Maker JAM is the ultimate mobile music studio, empowering you to create, record, mix, and share your own tracks with ease. Unleash your creativity with a vast selection of loops, beats, and instruments, all at your fingertips. Whether you're a seasoned musician or just starting your musical journey, Music Maker JAM provides an intuitive and user-friendly experience. Record your own vocals, play along with virtual instruments, and apply professional-grade effects to polish your sound. With Music Maker JAM, music making becomes a fun and accessible experience, allowing you to turn your musical ideas into reality.

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Music Maker JAM - 300+ Mix Packs, 500,000+ loops, Easy-to-use interface
  • Tags:
  • Easy to use
  • Over 300 Mix Packs
  • 500,000+ loops

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “I absolutely love the app - how it lets you create music easily, with many harmonies and melodies and tracks to choose from. I love how you can record your own music and add it in to your songs, and how you can adjust each part's volume and everything! The one and only problem I have is that the songs I've already made and saved to my account aren't able to be automatically transferred when I switch devices. I had to redo my favorite songs all the way just to transfer them between devices. I don't tend to upload a lot of my songs, but I would REALLY appreciate it if my songs could automatically transfer between devices when linked to my account. I feel that I've lost a lot of my good projects because of this. Please fix and I'll give this app the 5 stars it really deserves!” – 4/5 in Play Store

A Google user: “The app is overall really good. However, I have one small complaint. Sometimes, whenever I make a recording, that recording replaces another existing one. And when I delete the recording, the replaced recording also gets deleted. I'm not entirely sure what's going on, but I hope you will hear me out and fix this dilemma. Thank you for your time.” – 4/5 in Play Store

10. Moises

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AI Audio Separation, Smart Metronome, AI Mixer


Cost: Free, Premium (7.99)

Moises is a powerful music recording app that allows you to separate vocals and instruments from any song. With its advanced AI technology, you can easily remove drums, bass, vocals, or any other instrument to create your own unique mixes. Moises is perfect for musicians, producers, DJs, and anyone who wants to create or edit music. It's easy to use and produces high-quality results. With Moises, you can unlock your creativity and explore endless musical possibilities.

Download:

Moises - AI Audio Separation, Smart Metronome, AI Mixer
  • Tags:
  • AI Audio Separation
  • Smart Metronome
  • Pitch-Perfect Guitar Tabs

Application information:

Downloads 29,616,071
Features Professional AI tool to remove vocals and instruments from audio, allowing for easy isolation of specific tracks.
Pros Accurate audio separation, user-friendly interface, various export options.
Cons Limited free trial, subscription required for full functionality, occasional audio artifacts.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Thomas Emmrich: “This is very helpful! My band records all our rehearsals and this allows me to take any track and remix as necessary for my own practice at home. I can remove my own instrument and play over the rest of the band, or remove the vocal track to hear the keys and guitars better. This is so much easier than using a real multitrack recording (where filesize can be extreme). A simple mp3 results in the same utility.” – 5/5 in Play Store

Pat McCallister: “Well, I have now been using this for about 3 months now. Paid and installed the full version. Ran the free version for a while at first and had mentioned on my first review that if I removed all instruments but the bass guitar it was a bit gargled and the volume was low and sometimes hard to hear even at full volume. Having the paid version nothing has changed. I want to like this app, but I find it must still be in its infant stage. I'll update again if there are any improvements.” – 2/5 in Play Store

11. AudioLab Audio Editor Recorder

AudioLab Audio Editor Recorder Icon

Professional audio editing, Advanced recording capabilities


Cost: AudioLab Audio Editor Recorder (Free), AudioLab Pro - Audio Editor Unlocker ($0.99)

AudioLab Audio Editor Recorder is a comprehensive audio editing app that offers a wide range of features for recording, editing, and converting audio files on your mobile device. With its user-friendly interface and powerful tools, you can easily record high-quality audio, trim and cut audio clips, add effects and filters, and convert audio files between different formats. Whether you're a musician, podcaster, or simply need to edit audio for personal use, AudioLab Audio Editor Recorder provides all the tools you need to create professional-sounding audio recordings.

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AudioLab Audio Editor Recorder - Professional audio editing, Advanced recording capabilities
  • Tags:
  • Professional Audio Editing
  • Advanced Audio Recording
  • Versatile Audio Manipulation

Application information:

Downloads 28620343
Features This is a fully-featured audio editor that allows you to record, edit, and convert audio files. It also includes a ringtone maker and a voice recorder.
Pros Easy to use, Powerful features, Versatile
Cons Can be slow on some devices, Lacks some advanced features, Interface is not the most intuitive

Comments and Reviews from users:

AliveNwell: “Overall not bad, but I have a problem with tuning. I downloaded a song that sounds low, out of focus and scratchy. I also downloaded a song that was fairly decent, just needed to adjust the treble. It didn't matter if the song sounded horrible to begin with or if it was clear, the sound quality in the app started out bad. That made it more difficult to adjust the song in any way. When playing those same exact songs on a media player they are clearer than the AudioLab app.” – 3/5 in Play Store

Steve Netram: “This is the first time I've ever used something like this to separate music or to add bass or take out treble and high frequencies period I've always been intimidated. But this app is absolutely awesome and I feel like I can do quite a bit with it thank you for such an easy app to use and for the explanations provided in the help that you give. I recommend this to anybody who wants to separate music or change it a bit as far as frequency and Equalization. Particularly if you're in car audio” – 5/5 in Play Store

12. Rap Fame

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Pro music recording studio, Hip hop community, Beat maker integration


Cost: Free, Premium (9.99)

Rap Fame: The Ultimate Music Recording Studio in Your Pocket

With Rap Fame, aspiring rappers and music enthusiasts alike can unleash their creativity and produce professional-quality tracks on the go. This mobile app boasts an extensive library of over 10,000 exclusive beats, empowering users to find the perfect instrumental for their next masterpiece. Its user-friendly interface and pro-grade vocal effects make recording and editing effortless, while its vast network of 20 million rappers and fans offers unparalleled opportunities for collaboration and exposure. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting your musical journey, Rap Fame is the ultimate tool to elevate your rap game and share your talent with the world.

Download:

Rap Fame - Pro music recording studio, Hip hop community, Beat maker integration
  • Tags:
  • Pro Music Recording Studio
  • Hip Hop Community
  • Judge Studio Sessions

Application information:

Downloads 22,449,106
Features Recording studio with 10k beats, pro vocal FX, network of 20M rappers & fans!
Pros Great for creating and sharing rap music, connecting with other rappers
Cons Some users report experiencing bugs and crashes, limited features compared to professional recording software

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “I just downloaded your app, so I'm still getting the feel for it and haven't really exploited everything yet. So far it's pretty cool. Of course when i published a song, i wasn't able to really hear my voice even after editing it before i posted it. Also, have you ever thought about maybe adding a drum machine and a keyboard section that way people could make their own beats through your app. Just a suggestion. Otherwise, i really do like this app.” – 5/5 in Play Store

A Google user: “Great app that is really useful in getting started in becoming serious with your craft. Could improve search ability. Also, need to be able to delete messages from inbox. Should be able to separate vocal artists from beat production, as there are multiple profiles of both on the app. Would help when trying to organize a more structured crew. Definitely a lot of opportunity here and features that could be added, but all in all a pretty good app.” – 5/5 in Play Store

13. n

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Unlimited audio tracks, Professional effects, Share and collaborate


Cost: n-Track Free (Free), n-Track Studio ($99.99)

n-Track Studio is a fully-fledged multitrack audio and MIDI recorder, editor and mixer for Android devices. It features unlimited tracks and takes, real-time effects processing, virtual instruments, drum machine, MIDI sequencing, automation and much more. n-Track Studio allows you to record, edit, mix and share your music from anywhere. Whether you're a beginner or a professional musician, n-Track Studio has everything you need to create amazing music on your mobile device.

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n - Unlimited audio tracks, Professional effects, Share and collaborate
  • Tags:
  • Unlimited audio tracks
  • Built-in effects & plugins
  • Step sequencer beat maker

Application information:

Downloads 14,705,401
Features Create, record, and share your music from anywhere with n-Track Studio's comprehensive music production software.
Pros Powerful recording and editing tools, intuitive interface, wide range of instruments and effects.
Cons Some advanced features may require a learning curve, occasional bugs and crashes reported by users.

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “This DAW is very complicated to use, it takes me almost 10 minutes to bind, cut, and move tracks. and the most stupidest thing ever... Whenever you wanted to get rid of the track that you have imported, It will delete the track, and also THE ACTUAL SOUND FILE ITSELF!.... it's not a great idea if you wanted to have this sound file for the near future... But on the bright side... The Sequencer is very accurate, but it takes sometime getting used to” – 3/5 in Play Store

A Google user: “It's the perfect app when I'm actually in the app, but I wanted to use my song as a backing track for a video and when I saved the song and exported it to mp3 (after paying for a months subscription) I closed out of the app to find the mp3 and it was not saved as an audio file onto my phone. When I went back into the app all of my audio tracks were deleted and that kinda sucks because I put a lot of time into it. It has really nice audio for a free app and makes it easy to layer your voice, but maybe I'm just not understanding: how do I get my music onto my device?” – 3/5 in Play Store

14. Voice Recorder Audio Sound MP3

Voice Recorder Audio Sound MP3 Icon

No recording time limit, Convert speech to text, High sound quality


Cost: Voice Recorder Audio Sound MP3 (Free), Voice Recorder Audio Sound MP3 Pro ($4.99)

Voice Recorder Audio Sound MP3 is a professional voice recorder and audio editor for mobile devices. It offers high-quality audio recording, transcription, and editing features. With its intuitive interface and powerful tools, you can easily capture, edit, and share your audio recordings. Whether you're a student, musician, journalist, or simply need to record important conversations, Voice Recorder Audio Sound MP3 has got you covered.

Download:

Voice Recorder Audio Sound MP3 - No recording time limit, Convert speech to text, High sound quality
  • Tags:
  • High Sound Quality
  • No recording time limit
  • Speech to Text Transcription

Application information:

Downloads 10143660
Features Professional voice recorder, voice memo, audio transcription! Good sound quality
Pros Simple and easy to use interface, good sound quality, supports multiple audio formats
Cons May not have all the features of a professional audio recorder, may not be suitable for recording long audio clips

Comments and Reviews from users:

Tiffany Hugo: “Works exactly as it says. Easy to import files from other apps, trim, and/or edit them. I had a long recording that I took using a different app. The other app had no option to see where in the recording noise was detected. It only showed a blank background with the option to go forwards or backwards. There was no indication of which parts were silent. I transfered that recording to this app, and was able to cut out the silent parts and skip straight to the part I had intended to record.” – 5/5 in Play Store

A B: “The ads are a little bully-ish but this app works like it promises, which is unfortunately not always the norm. I've had it for over a year and it's really handy. Most recently it has stopped allowing me to name files that I record. It continues to give the files number names even when I try to rename it. I just realized this has been happening because it doesn't even show as if it hasn't saved.” – 2/5 in Play Store

15. Rapchat

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Studio-quality recording, Auto-Tune voice editor, 300,000 free beats


Cost: Free, Premium (9.99)

Rapchat is a mobile music recording app that allows users to create and share their own rap songs. The app features a variety of beats, vocals, and sound effects that users can combine to create their own unique tracks. Rapchat also includes a social media component, allowing users to connect with other rappers and share their music. The app is available for free on iOS and Android devices.

Download:

Rapchat - Studio-quality recording, Auto-Tune voice editor, 300,000 free beats
  • Tags:
  • Professional recording studio
  • Auto-Tune voice editor
  • 300,000+ free beats

Application information:

Downloads 6,193,885
Features Make and share raps, collaborate with other users, record vocals, add beats and effects.
Pros Easy to use, fun and engaging.
Cons Limited features compared to professional DAWs, may require additional purchases for some features.

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “Good idea but hardly works on android. I'm often scared to even try to record because I know there will likely be an error that deletes everything I've done. Lyrics don't save, I can't listen to people that I haven't followed, the studio records my voice extremely low and a few smaller issues. Seems to work well on the iphone though so hopefully this version will be on par with the app store version soon.” – 3/5 in Play Store

A Google user: “App is broken. Been using this app 2 months and can't upload a track without issues coming through the final render. Every single time a second track is added, it will speed up one of the tracks chipmunk style even though that vocal filter was never selected. This app is EXTREMELY frustrating because it has a lot of potential to be something amazing, however the app itself is so broken that it's honestly not even worth putting all the time into a decent track, to only get let down. 2/5 stars.” – 2/5 in Play Store

16. Dolby On

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Studio-quality recordings, Automatic noise reduction


Cost: Dolby On: Record Audio & Music (Free), Dolby On: Record Audio & Music Pro ($4.99/month)

Dolby On is a free mobile recording app that offers unmatched Dolby audio quality. It allows users to easily capture and record voice, music, and video with stunning clarity and depth. With Dolby On, you can elevate your recordings to professional-level sound, making it perfect for musicians, podcasters, and anyone who wants to create high-quality audio content. The app features a user-friendly interface, powerful editing tools, and the ability to share your recordings directly to social media platforms. Download Dolby On today and experience the difference that Dolby audio can make in your recordings.

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Dolby On - Studio-quality recordings, Automatic noise reduction
  • Tags:
  • High-quality recording
  • Automatic studio effects
  • Live music optimization

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

Vic M: “All the recordings I made. All gone. How is there no backup feature. I used this for recording and venting out whatever I could. I made so many over an hour long recordings. It took up so much storage. No matter what I deleted, it just wasn't enough. I had to uninstall this app. I could barely salvage few of my recordings, all of which I wanted to upload. I tried cloud storage. Couldn't upload them to cloud storage. Couldn't upload them anywhere. I just kept getting an error messages.” – 2/5 in Play Store

Jasper Skydecker: “This has been a huge, huge help for me getting decent live drum sounds at my practice space with my cheap android phone. My biggest challenge is that after a take, the video is saved and I have to navigate a bit to delete it. If there was a 'delete' button on the thumbnail right away it would save a lot of time and arthritis, heh. But all in all I'm a fan and very relieved to have it. Been recommending it on drum forums. The exporting process hasn't been too cumbersome for me.” – 5/5 in Play Store

17. Soundtrap Studio

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Real-time collaboration, Thousands of high-quality loops


Cost: Free, Premium (19)

Soundtrap Studio is a mobile music recording app that allows users to record, edit, and mix music on their smartphones or tablets. The app features a wide range of features, including a multi-track recorder, a variety of virtual instruments and effects, and the ability to collaborate with other musicians online. Soundtrap Studio is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for musicians of all levels, and it's perfect for recording demos, creating beats, or just jamming out with friends.

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Soundtrap Studio - Real-time collaboration, Thousands of high-quality loops
  • Tags:
  • Real-time collaboration
  • Thousands of high-quality loops
  • Remote recording with chat

Application information:

Downloads 3,280,597
Features Record instruments, vocals, add loops, collaborate in real-time, and access a library of sounds and plugins.
Pros Easy to use, great sound quality, collaborative features.
Cons Limited features in the free version, can be laggy at times, not as powerful as some desktop DAWs.

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “This is such a useful too for collaborative musicians, especially on desktop. It has all the basic things you need to record and EQ and everything. It's pretty slow and sometimes buggy on the app, but at least it the app tells you when it's pulling too much power. The main additions I'd like to see are side chain compression and the ability to add your own VSTs.” – 4/5 in Play Store

A Google user: “I gotta say, the website for this is incredible! It has so many great features and easy to learn tutorials, and the format of the whole of it itself is perfect. This app also has this exact same potential, but theres the problem that its glitches and closes waaay too often. I read other reviews saying they had problems like this and I assumed they just had a buggy phone, but it turns out many of them experiences the exact same thing.This app needs to be updated a lot, and it'll be near flawless!” – 3/5 in Play Store

18. Offtop Rap Studio & Song Maker

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Multitrack recording studio, Rap & sing over beats


Cost: Free, Premium (9.99)

"Offtop Rap Studio & Song Maker" is a comprehensive music recording app that empowers aspiring rappers and singers to create professional-quality tracks on their mobile devices. With its user-friendly interface and powerful features, Offtop provides a complete recording studio experience, complete with autotune, beat selection, and collaboration tools. Users can record their vocals, add effects, mix and master their tracks, and share their creations with the Offtop community. Whether you're a seasoned musician or just starting out, Offtop Rap Studio & Song Maker offers everything you need to make your musical ideas come to life.

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Offtop Rap Studio & Song Maker - Multitrack recording studio, Rap & sing over beats
  • Tags:
  • Multitrack Recording
  • Autotune & Vocal Effects
  • Lyric Notepad & Rhyming Dictionary

Application information:

Downloads 1,706,592
Features Autotune recording studio to rap over beats, sing, collaborate, and write lyrics
Pros Easy to use, great for beginners, fun to use with friends
Cons Limited features compared to professional recording software, some users report occasional bugs and glitches

Comments and Reviews from users:

?: “This app is the best for making quality quick tracks. Some good producers.The quality used to be unbelievable but recently the sound control and latency don't seem to work when the tracks are mixed and compressed. Update: app developer fell off with this app. Go download RapFame. Better beats, effects, and much more control of audio. Also free to download the tracks you make. Sounds much more professional for an app. Clear choice✌️” – 2/5 in Play Store

Andrew P: “Probably the best of its kind. Very easy to use. Setting it up is quick in the beginning and finding a beat you like is very easy. It's straight forward with no ads. The community is one of a kind and it is easy to be heard. It's straightforward and easiest to use. The vocals always come out great. Just don't yell at your phone and know how to level volume correctly which is the users fault. If you turn your head or move your hands the volume always levels out and can't tell unlike other apps.” – 5/5 in Play Store

19. FL STUDIO MOBILE

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Multi-track music creation, High-quality synthesizers


Cost: FL STUDIO MOBILE (€0,15), FL STUDIO MOBILE Producer Edition (€15,33)

FL Studio Mobile is the fastest way from your brain to your speakers. It's a complete mobile music production environment that allows you to record, edit, mix and render complete songs. With its intuitive touch controls and a wide range of features, FL Studio Mobile makes it easy to create professional-quality music on your mobile device. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, FL Studio Mobile is the perfect tool for making music on the go.

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FL STUDIO MOBILE - Multi-track music creation, High-quality synthesizers
  • Tags:
  • Multi-track music creation
  • High-quality synths and effects
  • MIDI controller support

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

James Moore: “I have a lot of doctor appointments coming up, so I decided to finally buy FL Mobile. Carrying my phone is easier than lugging around my laptop. When you dont feel well, it's very hard to carry around a laptop in a bookbag. I have been saving my Google Opinion Reward money up since October to buy FL Mobile, and I am NOT disappointed. There's very little latency, the sound quality is GREAT with no notable artifacts, aliasing, clicking, or popping. It even supports MIDI devices! This app is a GREAT way to design a synth patch or lay down a drum pattern while you're on the go (especially when in a moving car). I am very impressed with this little bit of tech, and Image-Line Software should be applauded for making a DAW so high quality in such an accessible form factor. You probably won't be banging out full, radio quality songs with it, but it's a great way to get ideas down fast so you can transfer them to the full version later and flush it out. Which brings me to my next point: I would NOT recommend it to those who are new to audio engineering, NOR to those who don't already own at least the PRODUCER Edition of FL Studio. The U.I is very user friendly, but it assumes you already know important vocabulary and how parameters modulate audio signals. It also replicates the signal flow from FL Studio, so if you're familiar with how a traditional DAW works (Like Audition, Logic, Pro Tools, or Studio One), you may be a bit confused by certain elements of this software. If you are interested, I would definitely give this a huge recommendation and suggest that you invest in it (AGAIN, ONLY IF YOU ALREADY HAVE FL STUDIO ON DESKTOP).” – 5/5 in Play Store

Daniel Lambert: “This desperately needs the ability to select note values (like 1/8th, 1/16th, triplets) without relying on extending or shortening a note to give the app a new frame of reference. It is also annoying that there is not a quick-delete by touching a note. The menu should be for press-and-hold, or there should be a draw mode. There are things that interrupt workflow, like touching mixer and getting bounced out of the clip. UI/UX still needs work. Seems cluttered with the wrong things.” – 2/5 in Play Store

20. UnitedMasters

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Keep 100% royalties, Release unlimited music, Exclusive brand deals


Cost: Free (Free), Pro ($20/year)

UnitedMasters is a mobile app that empowers musicians to distribute their music, collect royalties, and get featured in brand campaigns. With user-friendly tools and a global network of industry professionals, UnitedMasters makes it easy for artists to take control of their careers and reach new audiences. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, UnitedMasters provides the resources and support you need to succeed in the music industry.

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UnitedMasters - Keep 100% royalties, Release unlimited music, Exclusive brand deals
  • Tags:
  • Keep 100% royalties
  • Unlimited music releases
  • Exclusive brand & sync deals

Application information:

Downloads 926,602
Features Distribute music, Collect royalties, Get featured in brand campaigns
Pros No upfront fees, Keep 100% of your rights, Access to industry-leading tools and services
Cons May not be suitable for artists who want more control over their music, Limited marketing and promotion support

Comments and Reviews from users:

ADONIS “MADSPILL” SPILLER: “great app. 1 fix: allow artists to change the ORDER of track lists I had to delete an entire project becasue there was 1 track out of order but it wouldn't let me just move them up or down. You must upload tracks in the order your desire unless you're on desktop. other than that it's a great app for mobile AND desktop! I've recommended to other artists already.” – 4/5 in Play Store

Mandhla Nyagura: “Uploading my music to spotify unlocked a whole new audience that I never captured on other platforms. This app was very good at 1st, however, I've been unable to log in to my account. And when I try to reset my password it says "we're unable to find an account registered with this email". I love the interface and convenience of the app but I need something more reliable. Wouldn't recommend.” – 2/5 in Play Store